The Bombay Stock Exchange Limited (Marathi: मुंबई शेअर बाजार Mumbaī Śhear Bājār) (formerly, The Stock Exchange, Mumbai; popularly called Bombay Stock Exchange, or BSE) is the oldest stock exchange in Asia and has the greatest number of listed companies in the world, with 4700 listed as of August 2007. It is located at Dalal Street, Mumbai, India. On 31 December 2007, the equity market capitalization of the companies listed on the BSE was US$ 1.79 trillion, making it the largest stock exchange in South Asia and the 12th largest in the world.

With over 4700 Indian companies listed on the stock exchange, it has a significant trading volume. The BSE SENSEX (SENSitive indEX), also called the "BSE 30", is a widely used market index in India and Asia. Though many other exchanges exist, BSE and the National Stock Exchange of India account for most of the trading in shares in India.

US Stock Futures Gain After Greek Deal

U.S. stock index futures point to a higher open Tuesday after euro zone finance ministers and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) reached a deal overnight on the financing of the second aid package to debt-laden Greece.

BSE Sensex Stays Above 19,000-Level

Bombay Stock Exchange's Sensex crossed 19,000 points, its highest in 15 months, in morning trade Thursday on hopes of additional pro-reform decisions by the government and the strengthening rupee.


A man walks past the BSE building in Mumbai

Indian Stock Markets Trade In Red; Rupee Approaches Its Record Low

Bombay Stock Exchange's benchmark Sensex and NSE's Nifty opened in red in the morning session Wednesday, weighed down by a slump in the shares of Tata Motors. The choppy trading continued with India's largest automaker being the top loser in the BSE with a 9.03 percent or 24.80 points decline.